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Cannot Create Backup Device - SQL Server 2008 R2, Error 1326 (permissions look ok)

Trying to create a backup device for a new db. I'm using management studio and just using the "New Backup Device..." wizard and giving UNC path to the backup directory. There is a pre-existing db on ...
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source control for SQL Agent Jobs

Our SQL Agent jobs execute different DTSX packages at various steps. e.g \DEVLserver\DTSX\package1.dtsx I want to keep the agent job script in TFS but when I promote it is there any way to change or ...
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xp_cmdshell in a transaction

I need to run multiple scripts in a certain folder in a transaction and rollback if there are any errors. At this point I'm just trying to get the rollback to work without a try catch. Currently when ...
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How to access to DB Instance from another DB Instance with Windows Authentication

i have two database servers DB_INSTANCE1 DB_INSTANCE2 is it possible to access from DB_INSTANCE1\DB1 SQL script to DB_INSTANCE2\DB2 tables without using SQL Logins ? (not every database servers are ...
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How to confirm if the backups are going to tape in SQL Server 2005 and 2008 R2

We have many of our SQL Servers where we take the backup locally on the server as well as over the network to other server in case of disaster. Also, we have a process set that server support team ...
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Does foreign key and cascade take advantage of filtered index?

I have a table T2 referencing another table T1 The referring column ref_T1 has a nonclustered unique index on it, filtered for value <> 0 When I delete a few rows from T1 and the forein key ...
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Database Attachment [on hold]

I have tried attaching mdf files to recover a database but I get this error message. I will be glad to have your suggestions to a solutions. Martin.
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Couldn't restore database and couldn't change Single user mode to Multi user mode

I am unable to restore a database. The database is stuck in single user mode. I cannot change to multi-user mode. I was restoring the SQL Server database from Prod to Dev as I have done many times ...
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How to identify a client application whose host_process_id points to sqlserver.exe

I am in the process of trying to identify a client application which uses one of the SQL Servers I support (2008 R2). Periodic queries against sys.dm_exec_sessions regularly return sessions whose ...
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How do I reduce SharePoint 2010 SQL server log files? [duplicate]

I have a work place portal built on SharePoint 2010 and the SQL Server drive space is full. I am using SQL Server 2008 R2. Of the 800 GB disk space, the log files have taken approximately 730 GB. ...
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Soft delete to improve performance: all wrong?

A few years back I read soft delete would improve performance of deletion, because instead of actually removing the item and impact the clustered (and all other) indices, it would just change a value. ...
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JDE Enterprise: How to grant a user role to use statistics on the remote server [on hold]

I'm using Linked Server to query to JDE Enterprise Database. My problem is the query is too slow, it lingers on for a long while. Then I checked the roles of the login user. It doesn't contain any of ...
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String that contains letters representing a negative number

I would like for every string that has a letter on the end make it a negative value. <field> = '00000000014545p';--Varchar(15) <field> = '00000000012645x';--Varchar(15) <field> = ...
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How do I tell what roles a Windows Domain Login is in in SQL Server [duplicate]

The following question answers what roles is a user in in SQL Server: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3609318/listing-users-and-their-roles-in-sql-server That only works for SQL Users, it doesn't ...
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I want this in Sql select Statement [closed]

Stock Value issue Result 2000 10 1990 30 1960 55 1905 75 1830 Sum 170 Now Stock ...
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Question about the UNION operator and its implicit data type conversions

Is there a limit to the number of UNION operators to combine query results? I have an odd situation where I have a table called TransmittalSheet TS that have a double (1 to Many) relationships with ...
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Restricting SQL Server access for Azure

I have SQL Server 2008 R2 running on a dedicated server together with a web site hosted on that same server. We now wish to access the SQL Server databases from an Azure Web API, however for security ...
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What does: SET @Variable1 = (Select field1 From INSERTED) mean?

I'm trying to understand an existing Trigger on one of my tables (DocumentDistribution), that it seems is the bridge table between DocumentInfo and DocumentSource tables. I don’t understand how this ...
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The SQL Server Network Interface library could not deregister the Service Principal Name

After windows patching (windows 2008 R2 , SQL Server 2012 Sp2). I could not start SQL Server Service . I get error 1067 and this from the error log* The SQL Server Network Interface library could not ...
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Output in SQL Profiler has results with Database ID as NULL

I ran profiler to filter out certain applications connecting an environment but the results has application for Database_id "NULL".. Am I missing anything ? Also another question , does all the ...
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SQL Server 2005 Cluster Service pack 4 upgrade failure at remote user account

I built SQL Server 2005 ENT Cluster on Windows Server 2008 R2. I need to upgrade it to SQL Server 2005 SP4. However, I get this error at the Remote User Account screen Enter the remote user ...
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Unable to install SQL named instance as it says RS feature exist, even after dropping it

We are trying to Un-install a named instance from one of our servers. But, don't know why it did not un-installed the reporting services even after proper selection was made during uni-install. ...
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Cannot connect to SQL Server 2008 R2 database [closed]

I installed SQL Server 2008 R2 but when I try to connect to the instance with any application (SQL Server Management Studio, Sharepoint ecc) I get a message that cannot find any SQL Server. Every ...
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How to backup full transaction logs for SQL Server 2008 R2

I have a 32GB database with over 7GB logs (DB name: XYZ). I'd like to copy the DB with all of the logs. I thought that I can simply run: ... ALTER DATABASE XYZ SET RECOVERY FULL; BACKUP DATABASE XYZ ...
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Dynamic SELECT and place result in variable columns

Edit: I use Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, I believe it's SQL 2008R2. Sorry, new to this. I've got a complex question, at least, I think so since I can't find the answer after excessive ...
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What should we do when same column fields occurring multiple time in many tables?

I have more than 20 tables in my database. There are some columns which occur in almost all of the tables. In that case what should I do? Do I put all those columns in every table or is there a better ...
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SSIS Packages get stuck in SQL Agent jobs [closed]

We run about a dozen scheduled SQL Agent jobs which run SSIS packages. Intermittently, every scheduled job will get stuck in a running state. i.e. we'll arrive in the morning and notice that there's ...
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Manage max table storage space in case of excess data (size in GB)

My scenario is that I am using sql server 2008 r2 on my end. I have created a database named testDB. I have a lot of tables with some log tables in this. some tables have contain lakhs of records in ...
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Problem running SSIS package remotely using PoSH

For various reasons I'm trying to run an SSIS package remotely using Powershell. I've enabled remote scripts on my server using the following command. Set-PSSessionConfiguration -Name ...
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Running a T-SQL job under another user

I cant find my proxy user to "Run as" that user !? I am confused which kind of proxy user is appropriate to run a job with a simple T-SQL command. (I have created a credential and proxy but cant find ...
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Index to filter a view before joining the underlying tables [closed]

Using SQL Server 2008 R2 Suppose you have a query like the following select top 1 * from view_cms_user where UserId = 1234 or UserPasswordRequestHash = 'anxazno121o3n' view_cms_user is basically: ...
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Storage size of a bigint table

I am working with a table that has this format : CREATE TABLE dbo.ID_STORE ( WORKING_ID bigint PRIMARY KEY CLUSTERED ) The table stores around 2 millions rows, but the stored ids are not ...
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Check if any of the values is in a subquery result

I have a complicated subquery that returns a list of order IDs. I need to get a list of customers who have these orders. The problem is that there are two ways of assigning a customer to an order (one ...
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How to prevent misuse of rights in monitoring application?

I have a monitoring application that runs on the computer of each user in my organization. This application needs to insert some monitoring data in several tables of a database (MS SQL Server 2008 ...
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SQL Server total memory less than target memory, lot of extra memory unallocated

The situation is the following: We have a SQL2008r2 server (64bit on 64bit Windows) with SSRS installed on it. The Max Memory is set to 6GB, the server has 12GB total memory. The target server ...
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Error when restoring SQL Server 2008 R2 backup on 2012

I am trying to restore a .bak file (backup taken on SQL Server 2008 R2, compatibility level 100). I am restoring the backup on SQL Server 2012 edition. I get the below error. Unfortunately the ...
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How can we determine the SQL server version and edition from the available set up, before actually installing it?

We are going through the downgrade activity from SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise to Standard edition. To kick off the above activity we were looking for available standard edition of SQL server. We ...
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How to Get the Last Day of the Previous Month?

Is there a quicker and easier to read way in order to get the last day of the previous month in T-SQL? I have found this piece of source code, which does the trick, but looks obfuscated unless ...
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How to read files using the OPENDATASOURCE method?

I am trying to understand what a particular piece of source code does. The original author has written the following excerpt: /*******************************************/ -- Inserează în tabela ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 : Unexpected timeout with SQL Agent Job/powershell

I have a SQL agent job set to execute a SQL query against a single database and then save each row into a different file with powershell before zipping the files up and emailing me. In one of my SQL ...
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Service Broker Queue Monitors Disappearing

We are experiencing a strange issue with Service Broker. We have a SQL 2005 database that was upgraded/migrated to a new SQL 2008 R2 environment (compatibility level changed as well). In this ...
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Will adding features pick up previously installed service pack updates?

We have SQL Server 2008 R2 SP3 installed. Need to add a feature to the installation, Business Intelligence Development Studio. The question is do features installed after the application of a service ...
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Verifying password policy on existing users

I've recently come into an environment where a lot of databases logins do not have the enforce_password_policy flag enabled. An upcoming audit is necessitating the verification of these logins' ...
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Replication - Initialize with Snapshot when using filtered rows

We have a large database that is being Transactionally replicated (one way) between sites. The Publication has a date based filter so that it doesn't replicate old data. I need to add a new ...
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How to move a fairly large tsql table from one server to another server?

I have been working on thinking of ways to move a 40gb table from one SQL Server box to another SQL Server box. They are at separate companies without an intranet linkage and obviously without linked ...
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Getting Data Back after Wrong Data Restore in SQL Server

I would like to inquire if there is an possible way to return lost data that stored in a Sql server Database after making a wrong database restore? I know it is extremely hard to get a positive ...
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Decimal Data Type as Primary Key

One of my tables is set up like this: create table dbo.Source ( testID decimal (10,3) PRIMARY KEY , column 2 somedatatype , column 3 somedatatype ) Whenever I perform SSIS into this table ...
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Sudden Slow Reports [closed]

we have reports on our report server that are running slow all of a sudden. They were working fine and then all of a sudden over the weekend they started to process incredibly slow. It appears that ...
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Log Shipping -Monitor Server Down - Copying happening but not restoring on secondary

I have set up a few log shipping instances, but I am not a DBA. This weekend something happened for the first time - the log shipping Monitor Server went down temporarily due to electrical issues ...
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How to get the return value from a stored procedure executed with sp_executesql

I need to call a stored procedure in another database and check the return value. The name of the other database can vary so I'm trying to use sp_executesql, but I haven't been able to find how to get ...